updates

September 2014

 

Restoration project at Caboulture Airport for FR745 G-BABM. Read the story at Warbirds Online and watch the video of the start of its journey to Caboulture from Brisbane Airport...

 

August 2014

 

& this one is off to Canada from its home in Rockhampton QLD Australia:

To see more images of the packing up of the jet, thank you to the bloggers at CQ Plane Spotting and the thread posted by Winfield_Gold on the forums.eagle.ru website.

April 2014

 

Spotted! Two of Geoff's Hawker Hunters were stored outside for a time on the hard stand at the OzGSE workshop at Brisbane Airport QLD. With plane spotters abound, the talk was rife! Click here for the chatter - Brisbane Airport Movements blog.

March 2013

 

See how the Hawker Hunter flies - low and fast! The following video from Historical Aviation Film Unit shows Dave Phillips' ex-Republic of Singapore Air Force Hawker Hunter FR74 jet fighter in action at the 'Warbirds Over Wanaka 2012 Airshow' in Wanaka, New Zealand:

October 2010

 

Hawker Hunter flown by Richard McDonald does a high speed low pass over Rockhampton airport:

June 2008

 

An awesome YouTube video, 'Swiss Air Force Hawker Hunter' uploaded by swisstestpilot, to give you a small sense of what it must be like to fly the Hawker Hunter:

2003

 

On the 21st July, 2001, the Hawker Hunter celebrated its 50th birthday - the day my second son Alexander was born! The Hunter stole the show at Avalon VIC with pilot Rick Lea putting on an excellent display. We hoped to do the sonic boom, being the first British aircraft with this ability, however insurance reasons unfortunately forbade us from doing so. 

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